Kartepe is the closest ski center to Istanbul, which is around 100 km away. Along with that, the center provides a cheaper service comparing to other winter sport centers. It hasn't been famous yet but Kartepe Ski Center is really new and is expected to be very famous soon. Being just 2 hours away from Istanbul, Kartepe helps stressed Istanbulites! The center is just 17km away from Maşukiye town which takes around 15 minutes of road surrounded by colorful and rich forest.